Kyle Booten

Digital Progymnasmata*
To Pray Without Ceasing
Selected Publications & Appearances

Progymnasmata were classical rhetorical exercises meant to train the mind just as physical exercises train the body. Digital Progymasmata is a project that investigates the ways that Natural Language Processing can be integrated into tools and games that re-train linguistic faculties. It is an example of Digital Humanities research for the development of “noötechnics” (B. Stiegler).

A preliminary paper can be found in the proceedings of the ICCC (2019). Examples of digital progymnasmata include: